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Example may we read and see / Of Jerusalem…
The ‘Exemplum’ inserted into some MSS of the Speculum Christiani (Septima Tabula) following the Rhyming Exhortation (2245) — twenty-six couplets
Title(s): Speculum Christiani
Subjects: exempla
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.14.26, Part III, ff. 24v-26
First Lines:
Ensampulle may we rede and see
Of ierusalem þat was so ryche a cyte…
Last Lines:
…þer for me and alle man kynde
In to the mercy of god I recomende
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 15237, ff. 27v-28v
First Lines:
Ensample may we rede and se
Of Ierusalem that was so riche a cyte…
Last Lines:
…Therfor me and alle mankynde
In to the mercy of god I recomende
Editions:
Holmstedt, Gustaf, ed. Speculum Christiani. EETS o.s. 182 (1933); repr. 1988: 340-2.
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 2388, f. 57v
4.Source: London, British Library Royal 8 E.V, f. 24v



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 26012. Wotton, John, Speculum Cristiani, W. de Machlinia ad exp. H. Vrankenburgh, [1486?]
Editions:
Arber, Edward. The Revelation to the Monk of Evesham. Westminster: A. Constable, 1895: 5-6.